Lemony Herb Roast Chicken
ACTIVE TIME: 15 min. TOTAL TIME: 21⁄2 hrs. SERVES: 6
1 (5 lb.) roaster chicken 2 cubes herb-and-garlic sauté
butter, like Land O’Lakes
1 tsp. lemon-pepper
2 tsp. minced fresh oregano 1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 Heat oven to 375ºF. Place chicken on rack in low-sided roasting pan. Pour 3 cups water into pan. In bowl, mash together next 3 ingredients, 11 ⁄ tsp. lemon juice and 1 tsp. lemon zest. 2 With spoon, gently separate skin from breast and legs. Spread half the butter mixture under skin. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Spread remaining butter mixture over skin.
3 Roast chicken 13⁄4 hrs. or until thickest part of thigh is 175ºF and juices run clear. Let sit 20 min. before carving. Strain pan juices; serve with chicken.
Per serving: Cal. 757 Pro. 110g Carb. 2g Fiber 1g Sug. 0g Chol. 346mg Sod. 352mg Total fat: 32g Sat. 10g Trans. 0g